Weekly Digest

June 25, 2018 - This week's stories

 • City Council approves balanced budget for fiscal year 2018-19
 Bertini named as permanent police chief
 • Residential and commercial alarm permit changes effective July 1 
 • PG&E urges customers to keep metallic balloons secure

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City Council approves balanced budget for fiscal year 2018-19

The Menlo Park City Council has approved a $143 million budget for the fiscal year starting July 1, marking the end of an annual process of assessing the city’s financial health, community priorities, infrastructure investments and day-to-day operations. At last week’s City Council meeting, city staff presented proposed additions to the draft budget that were requested at the public hearing during the...Click to continue 

City Council approves balanced budget for fiscal year 2018-19

Bertini named as permanent police chief

City Manager Alex D. McIntyre has announced that Interim Police Chief David Bertini has been promoted to the permanent post effective July 8, 2018. “Since stepping up as interim chief in January, Dave has shown me that he is the right person to serve this community and lead the department,” said McIntyre. Bertini is a 30-year law enforcement veteran, joining Menlo Park in 2011 as a police commander. Before that, he served in the city of Pacifica starting as a...Click to continue

Bertini named as permanent police chief

Residential and commercial alarm permit changes effective July 1

In 2004, the City Council authorized the Police Department to require all alarmed premises, residential and commercial, to register for an alarm system permit. The alarm permit requires users to provide the Police Department with the names and phone numbers of three persons who can respond to the premise if the need arises. The alarm ordinance...Click to continue


Residential and commercial alarm permit changes effective July 1

PG&E urges customers to keep metallic balloons secure

With Summer festivities taking place, next week, many customers will celebrate with helium-filled metallic balloons. Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) urges customers to securely tie a weight to all metallic balloons containing helium to prevent them from floating away. Metallic balloons that contact overhead power lines can disrupt electric service to an entire neighborhood, cause significant property damage and...Click to continue
PG&E urges customers to keep metallic balloons secure

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